People on the move

Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:

The Marriott Port-au-Prince Hotel in Haiti appointed Peter Antinoph general manager and Elsa Sammartano director of sales and marketing. 

Montage Deer Valley appointed Afsi Behnam-Bird director of rooms and Victorio Gonzalez resort manager.

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts named Nick Bosworth vice president of brand and marketing and Petra Götting vice president of sales and marketing in Europe.

The Hall in Miami named Jimmy Blakeslee director of sales and marketing and Caroline Dyal general manager.

Meliá Hotels International named Paloma Castañon director of group sales, Punta Cana.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group appointed Roger Chacko executive vice president.

China Lodging Group appointed Hui Chen chief financial officer. Chen has been executive vice president of finance since January.

Sunway International Hotels & Resorts appointed Albert Cheong CEO. Most recently, Cheong was group general manager of Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa.

Ashford Castle appointed Philippe Farineau executive chef.

Carsten Fritz was named director of the Steigenberger Parkhotel Düsseldorf in Germany.

Michael Gaehler was appointed general manager of The Regent Taipei.

Provenance Hotels named Stephen Galvan area director of sales and Kyra Oslund area human resources for Hotel Lucia, Hotel deLuxe and Sentinel in Portland, Oregon. 

Adam Geneave was appointed vice president customer experience at Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific.

Dennis Hernandez was appointed director of sales and marketing at the Embassy Row Hotel, a Destination Hotel, in Washington, D.C.

Christophe Hilty was promoted to general manager of Le Richemond in Geneva, Switzerland.

Sunny Joseph was named hotel manager at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Joseph joins the Royal York Hotel from the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

Michael Kain was appointed director of Steigenberger Grandhotel Petersberg in Bonn-Königswinter, Germany.

Eric Kee was named general manager of Pan Pacific Xiamen. Most recently, Kee was hotel manager of The Excelsior in Hong Kong.

John Kockan was appointed general manager of Pan Pacific Perth. Most recently, Kockan was general manager of Pan Pacific Xiamen.

Richard Ong was appointed general manager of Orchard Hotel Singapore. 

Matt Marquis was named CEO of Pacifica Hotels.Marquis has served as the company’s president for the past seven years, and will continue in that role.

The Broadmoor named Alison McDermott director of marketing. Most recently, McDermott was director of marketing and public relations at Eden Roc Miami Beach Resort & Spa, a Destination Hotel.

Alfred Merkel was appointed executive pastry chef at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

Markus Nufer was appointed executive chef at Castaway Island Fiji. Previously, Nufer was executive chef working across the Crystal Cruise Line fleet. 

Hotel Equities appointed Joe Reardon to senior vice president of marketing and business development. Previously, Reardon was vice president of sales and marketing at Noble Investment – Interstate Hotels.

Exclusive Resorts appointed Cathy Ross CEO. Previously, Ross was chief operating officer of the company.

John Scanlon was promoted to general manager of 45 Park Lane in London.

Marriott International appointed Tim Sheldon president of the Caribbean and Latin America region. Currently, Sheldon is Marriott’s global chief operations officer and will begin his new role in June.

Davenport Hotels in Spokane, Washington, appointed Barbara Steiler area director of sales and catering. Steiler joins Davenport Hotels from Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Devada.

Steigenberger Hotels named Jürgen von Massow vice president of Steigenberger Business Hotels.